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Poster: LordOfTheExacto Date: Dec 18, 2011 4:09pm
Forum: feature_films Subject: Re: It's a Wonderful Life

I've heard that elsewhere as well, as an explanation for why it became so prevalent in TV reruns. It seems unlikely, though.

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Poster: Freddie Jaye Date: Dec 18, 2011 4:12pm
Forum: feature_films Subject: Re: It's a Wonderful Life

I'm relying on memory here...

I believe the original copyright lapsed, leading to innumerable TV showings and cheapo VHS tapes...but a legal loophole--having to do with the music, I think--allowed it to be re-registered. And that's why it's on TV now only once/twice a year.

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Poster: cosmico Date: Dec 18, 2011 4:41pm
Forum: feature_films Subject: Re: It's a Wonderful Life

A quick scan of old posts on this forum going back a few years shows several discussions re: this movie.

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Poster: LordOfTheExacto Date: Dec 19, 2011 8:46am
Forum: feature_films Subject: Re: It's a Wonderful Life

Yeah, but who remembers from one December to the next?